Execution-Style Killings in Iraq Raise Fears of Return to Sectarian Violence
New York Times
On Tuesday, the United Nations Security Council condemned the recent spike in violence in Iraq and the deliberate targeting of places where civilians congregate. But on Wednesday, the daily tally of violence took on an air of pinpoint deliberation with ...
Execution-style sectarian killings on upswing in Iraq
Iraq violence leaves scores dead
Attacks in Iraq kill 36; 13 corpses found
Ten years after the invasion: Iraq helpless under rain of terror
“Even our fathers had not seen such rain,” he said of the four-day downpour that hit southern and central Iraq and northern Saudi Arabia, washing away roads and villages in places that seldom see any rain. Villagers outside Najaf, the Shia holy city ...
String of bombings, shootings kill at least 20 across Iraq
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 20 people were killed and 35 wounded in bombings and shootings in Iraq on Wednesday, police and medical sources said, the latest in a string of attacks that threaten to tilt the country back into all-out sectarian warfare.
Iraq says no success tracing killers of Iranian dissidents
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq is hunting militants, still unidentified, who led a deadly attack on an Iranian dissident camp near Baghdad and dismisses suggestions its own security forces were behind the violence, a senior government official said. More ...
Deadly explosions hit Iraq capital
More than 150 people were killed in Iraq in the past week, increasing fears that the country is on the brink of plunging back into a Sunni-Shia sectarian war. Worsening unrest in Iraq has killed more than 5,900 people this year alone. Elsewhere in ...
Military hand-me-downs: US police getting leftover armored trucks from Iraq
The US military is handing over leftover equipment from the Iraq conflict to police under a military surplus program. Civil liberties groups have criticized the initiative as unnecessary and a move toward the militarization of American law enforcement ...
Spoils of War: Police Getting Leftover Iraq Trucks
Police getting leftover Iraq trucks
Iraq warns Turkey over Kurdistan pipeline project
Iraq warns Turkey over Kurdistan pipeline project. Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:0PM. Share | Email | Print. The Iraqi government has warned Turkey over the opening of a new oil export pipeline from the autonomous Kurdish region. "The Iraqi government informed ...
Iraq's Kurdish Ministers Could Help Solve Baghdad-Erbil Budget Row
Iraq warns Turkey-KRG oil deal would harm ties
Iraq warns Turkey Kurd oil deal would harm ties
UK-Based Standard Chartered Opens Branch in Iraq
A statement said Wednesday that the main aim is to meet the increasing banking needs of its multinational clients in Iraq and to support large government projects. It says a second branch will be opened next month in the self-ruled northern Kurdish ...
America forgetting lessons of Iraq, Afghanistan, general says in Colorado ...
Colorado Springs Gazette
"What we are at risk of today is neglecting some of the hard-won lessons of our war in Iraq and our ongoing war in Afghanistan," McMaster told 130 people gathered for a luncheon of the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council. McMaster said he watched ...
Standard Chartered is first UK bank to open in Iraq
The first branch of a UK bank in Iraq has been opened by the country's Prime Minister, Nouri Maliki. Standard Chartered has opened in the country's capital, Baghdad, in a move Mr Maliki said was an "indicator of trust" in Iraq's economy. Another two ...